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Dorianne Laux reads from her 2000 book Smoke at this 2001 Midwest Poets Series reading. She is the author of five collections of poetry as varied in content and tone as the jobs she's held as sanatorium cook, maid, and gas station manager.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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